An Assumption about Habits and the Human Brain

by: Raine — I’ve always been fascinated by the human brain’s ability to run an extremely complex organic system as well as control thought, reasoning, and emotions (blah, blah, blah…). I honestly don’t know much about the brain save what I learned in college and a few seminars in grad school. (How much of thatContinue reading “An Assumption about Habits and the Human Brain”

Nails and the Modern Woman

by: Raine — I don’t know about the Dark Ages, but the modern woman has a serious preoccupation with her nails. In this globalized statement I include myself (or perhaps  base it on myself). But as demonstrated by the innumerable establishments devoted to nail care, beautification, “gaudification” and mutilation that there are in the UnitedContinue reading “Nails and the Modern Woman”

The Awkward Greeting Shuffle (AGS)

The Cheek Kiss Gone Wrong: A Miami Girl’s foray into the Awkward Greeting Shuffle. by: Raine — As a denizen of Miami, born and raised, the kiss on the cheek has been a staple of my everyday life. When I meet someone new, I smile, maybe offer a hand…and then I give them a kissContinue reading “The Awkward Greeting Shuffle (AGS)”

Hello world!

by: Raine — Let’s leave the title that wordpress.com has given me and run with it. Hello world! I’m Raine and I’m opinionated. I’m a sentient being who makes her living with music and absolutely LOVES being a musician. But that’s not all I am. When asked, “What do you do for a living?” IContinue reading “Hello world!”